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Militants attack SSB patrol party in Srinagar, seven jawans injured

Militants attack SSB patrol party in Srinagar, seven jawans injured

India Blooms News Service | | 14 Oct 2016, 08:34 pm
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IBNS): Suspected militants on Friday evening attacked a deployment of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Zakura area, on the outskirts of Srinagar, reports said.

According to reports, militants attacked the SSB patrol party near an industrial estate complex in the area of Zakura, when they were heading back to their camp.

“Seven jawans of SSB patrol party are injured. They have been shifted to the nearby hospital for further treatment,” said senior police official in Srinagar.

The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to nab the militants.

The attack comes days after militants tried to carry out an fidayeen attack on forces' convoy in Pampore area, close to Srinagar.


(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)

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